UPDATE (11:14 am on Saturday): NFL Network is reporting that the Philadelphia Eagles are interested in trading for quarterback Christian Ponder, who has just $775,000 lef
Editor's note: Scott Bair will be holding his weekly CHAT today at 12 p.m.
MINNEAPOLIS -– Christian Ponder thought he’d get booed upon his return to Minnesota. The Raiders backup quarterback was right.
MINNEAPOLIS – NFL teams prefer to stay close to home during the preseason. Regional opponents fill out the schedule, typically with one long road trip mixed in.
That’s done by design.
NAPA –- Derek Carr is the Raiders’ unquestioned starting quarterback. The plan is for him to take every regular-season snap in 2015 and beyond.